Ediscovery education and certification provider the Association of Certified e-Discovery Specialists (ACEDS) has brought in Rachi Messing from Microsoft to its global advisory board. Messing is a senior program manager at Microsoft, currently working within the corporate, external, and legal affairs group. He was part of the Equivio management team and joined Microsoft through that acquisition in January 2015. At Equivio he was vice president of customer solutions and before that he was VP of technology services at DiscoverReady, helping to build the company up from a startup to generating $30m in revenue prior to its acquisition in 2008.
His career has focused on compliance and eDiscovery for the past 20 years with experience in the provider, software, and corporate environments.
“We are thrilled to have Rachi Messing join our ACEDS Global Advisory Board,” said ACEDS executive director Mary Mack, CEDS, CISSP. “Rachi brings years of expertise in legal technology, process and fantastic educational opportunities to our global community. All of us will be enriched through his desire to help further e-discovery education.”